LOUISVILLE, Ky. ( TheStreet) -- James Shircliff, manager of the Aston/River Road Small Cap Value Fund (ARSIX), says consumer-staples stocks are most attractive because they've proven to perform well in good times and bad.The $531 million mutual fund, which garners three of five stars from Morningstar, has returned 51% over the past year, more than 91% of its small-company value peers.
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